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  ABC    ABC7 News 1100AM    News  News/Business. New. (CC)  

    October 3, 2012
    11:00 - 11:30am PDT  

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captioned by closed captioning services, inc. good morning, i'm cheryl jennings. and i'm kristen sze. talking the weather. >> looking live outside right now in oakland at the coliseum, it is 68° in san jose 75 the question is how much longer will it last? >> great question. good morning i am let's look at live doppler.
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-- not looking for radar returns we don't have any because we don't have the clouds. to the south over the last three hours you can see the surge of marine layer clouds and cooler air moving into the monterey bay working up the san mateo county coast just a matter of hours before it moves there and into the bay. 60s and 70s throughout our neighborhoods those temperatures are cooler than yesterday because of two things: number one air mass is moving away from us hot air mass big cooling trend where we could drop 10 to 15° in an hour is where we get southerly winds we don't have them yet other the next hour or two that is going to develop. we'll show you how much temperatures will drop in a few minutes. the bay aner is under a heat we've, nothing hotter -- than the a base to play for the division title. there's new word of a possible deal to keep the team in
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oakland. >> terry mcsweeney joins us live from the coliseum. . how are fans reacting to this? >> reporter: trying to talk with a's fan today about a few year lease agreement is like trying to talk to my 11-year-old son about college so far in the distance, don't bother me right here we have season ticket holders waiting to get in the coliseum which just opened up. these folks are here and now. >> . the line was long for those opening to root the a's on. so long, some didn't get tickets at 9 a.m. we found a couple in line having breakfast. >> oakland fan spirit. >> we got muffins too. >> reporter: the chronicle is reporting the a's and coliseum authority are negotiating a five year lease extension with mlb offering to negotiate the deal. partner wolf is quoted as
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saying he's interested in the extension though he has talked about taking the team to san jose right now there is no stadium to take it to. besides the giants have the rights to the san jose fan base. >> the fans will come they prove that year after year. it is a little sad ownership these days, this place is going to rock. >> reporter: rare sell-out for the a's for the team more to do, including deal with people like me. >> media is compounding daily. the further we go from a team standpoint the larger the media contingency gets. >> reporter: back in line. >> a lot of ranger fans that i'm friends with it going to be great having the sweep today and coming back from being 13 back. >> reporter: looking at season ticket holders, you see the line they are being allowed in a couple at a time as the coliseum opens. these people have been suffering some for years some
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have had season tickets for decades. i did meet a guy who didn't have tickets this is wednesday, a's offer a special $2 wednesday. he bought the ticket today and paid $50. a's fever everywhere here at oakland. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. we want to go there, thank you many big crowds there. big crowds coming to san francisco we are bracing for more than a million extra people this week for large scale events, including fleet week. navy and marines are on ocean beep right now. amy hollyfield is there live to explain -- beach right now. amy hollyfield is there live to explain why. >> reporter: they were dazzling everyone they showed off one of their cool tools and a few others to get fleet week kicked off. some call this is an engineering marvel. the size of it and how much it can carry oversea and land on a cushion of air.
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it impressed san francisco's mayor as it came ashore this morning. >> i'm very surprised at the size of it, the ability to carry emergency equipment from trucks to generators and all the things we might absolutely need. >> reporter: layman's term is hovercraft. navy officials will tell you it is technically called a landing craft air cushion. they brought it here as part of fleet week to showcase the fact that the navy can move combat or humanitarian supplies from a ship to the beach, very quickly. >> it travels at 40, 50 miles an hour on the water. most vessels out here travel 5 to 10 miles. >> reporter: the other advantage is the amount it can carry. consider what it could do come bared to a helicopter. >> -- compared to a helicopter. >> 12 to -- host helicopters can only lift one or sometimes two vehicles at a time. >> reporter: what it can move to shore, mobile er and surgical center which the
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marines have used in afghanistan. and to help in places like haiti. >> we have a 98% success surviveability rate if somebody were to come through these doors. we want the american people to show to see what we do on a daily basis in a wartime situation. >> reporter: you can check out that mobile hospital, it will be on the marina green throughout the week. the hovercraft will be stationed on the uss -- at piers 30 and 32, lines are usually long for that one but it is something to see. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >> of course to -- something to see and hear an hour from now, you may hear one of the blue angels a hero from the bay area will be onboard. captain sully sullenberger will be the guest of honor on
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blue angel 7. in 2009 captain sullenberger used his skills to land a damaged jet on the hudson river. the rest of the blue angels will begin practice starting tomorrow at 1 p.m.. >> the america's cup racing teams will be on san francisco bay this around at 4:00, 11 teams will hold qualifying rounds for the america's cup world series competition that runs tomorrow through sunday best viewing from the marina green in san francisco that village just opened 11:00 this morning. >> another large scale events this weekend: two giant playoff games, 49ers game, hardly strictly bluegrass festival, -- city officials are urging people to please take public transportation bike or walk we have a map for you at abc7news.com where you can click on each event to see how to avoid traffic hot spots.
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we want to see how you are spending the week e-mail your pictures and video us to. -- to us. san francisco police are crediting cell phone tracking software with leading them to two robbery suspects. police say they worked together on september 27th, on duncan street at diamond heights boulevard. officers state pair robbed a victim at gunpoint and got his cell phone, wallet and backpack. officers used the phone's mobile tracking app and the department's technology to locate the minivan used in the robbery and recover the stolen items. a berkeley building inspector will decide whether it is safe for fire investigators to enter a home that burned for several hours this morning be -- that left a family of five displaced. these pictures show tower
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flames police officers had to deal with when they raced inside to rescue a disabled woman. >> the heat and smoke were just above their heads. they entered into an atmosphere which would be challenging. >> they are heroes. >> in my mind they are heroes fire crews kept the flames from spreading to nearby homes. critical moment in the presidential race is hours away. next, preparing for the first debate. what political experts say each candidate must do to win over voters in a tight race. if your candidate of choice doesn't make it to white house, one airline is offering you a chance to escape the disappointment. we'll explain, just
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tonight the first of three debates takes place between president obama and mitt romney starting at 6:00 right here. brandi hitt has more. >> reporter: the last time president obama and mitt romney met face-to-face was during the 2008 campaign season many tonight, four years later, they meet again in their first presidential debate, it is a critical moment with the race still very close according to the latest poll. >> mitt romney has to show up and be competent and compassionate and connect with the audience. the president is about mannerisms and style. >> reporter: while the candidates go through last minute debate preps, a speech
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obama gave in 2007 has resurfaced conservative website posted the entire video last night. critics call it racially divisive. he contrasted how families in new orleans were treated by the government after hurricane katrina compared to new york city residents after 911. >> what is happening in new orleans. where is your dollars? where is your money? makes no sense. tells me the bullet hasn't been taken out. [ applause tells me that somehow the people in new orleans they don't care about as much. >> the obama campaign was quick to fire back in morning. >> fox news reported on it, five years ago. >> i think it is a silly and desperate attempt by republicans to try to get us way from the real issues. >> reporter: tonight both candidates will have their moment to talk about the big issues, including the economy
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and 50 million are expected to watch this debate. brandi hitt, abc7 news. >> you can catch abc news special coverage of the debate starting at 6:00. after the debate: >> if you would like to join your fellow voters to watch tonight's debate, there are plenty of viewing parties we have a full list on abc7news.com under see it on tv. some voters say i'm going to least country if the other guy wins. jetblue is offering them a way to do that the airline is giving away two -- 2012 seats to customers that come on the loosing end of the battle between president obama and mitt romney, 2012 seats. travelers whose candidate doesn't win can enter a
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contest to escape to mexico, the caribbean or other destinations outside the u.s. to ease their pain. we want them to come back there, right? >> round trip good point. >> going to cool down a bit? >> yeah you don't have to it is making its way towards us hazy skies back from emeryville this morning, flags outside notice where they are blowing here in san francisco out of the west. we'll tell you how long it -- how much it is going to cool today and throughout the week. this story is all the buzz. >> i am overweight, you can call me fat and yes even obese. >> everybody is buzzing about the story. we'll explain what prompted a news anchor to make
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park will be closed in san jose for a second day because of extreme fire danger the park closed yesterday to reduce potential for fire in the park. alum rock often closes during
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hot spells. sneaking a peek at mike's forecast looks like by tomorrow that shouldn't be necessary. >> not even through the weekend probably see the leaves changing as it is going to get that cool. see the flags on the embarcadero, pointing to the east. sea breezes here in san francisco now jut a matter of time before it reaches all of our neighborhoods. haze sausalito to san francisco as we look from mount tamalpais this morning. santa cruz doesn't that look different remember 24 hours ago it was all sunshine and near 100° heat. lucky to get out of the 60s today almost a 40° -- [ inaudible ] here's a look what the is going on. no radar returns coming up tomorrow, a little mist maybe a little drizzle al long the coast southerly surge from the south. visibility satellite has made
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a lot of progress started around santa barbara this morning now up to half moon bay winds switched at half moon bay out of the south, sea breeze there west wind at oakland, you can see how it is starting to take over temperatures still warm half moon bay about as warm as you are going to get 70 now, 68 san francisco, 70s and 80s for the rest of us. 66 santa cruz gilroy inland 83. record heat breaks today, it is over we usually get these in three-day spells in the fall. clouds return cooler easier to sleep tonight will feel like fall this weekend. 10° cooler in concord and san jose to 18° cooler than yesterday asterisks were record highs yesterday. mid to upper 80s south bay today, peninsula low to mid 80s. 60s, 70s coast, back into the 60s as clouds come in this
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afternoon mid to upper 70s downtown south san francisco, sausalito 72, valleys north bay low to mid 80s. mid 70s to mid 80s north to south along the bay shoreline that's how long it takes that sea breeze to move. this is the last day you will need air conditioner in the east bay valleys. mid to upper 60s monterey bay mid to upper 80s inland. heading to the coliseum, one game, last game of the season to win the division. 12:35, gorgeous, 73° at the coliseum, 79 by the time the game ends. hopefully the a's stay as hot as temperatures are. west winds 15 to 20 knots, 10° cooler than yesterday, 63 by the end of the game. temperatures drop another 6 to 12° tomorrow and saturday lucky to make it out of upper
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50s along the coast and low to mid 70s after having 100s inland over last couple of days, 35, 40° swings. you can be the big winner when abc 7 gives away $49,000 all of our facebook friends you're eligible. go to facebook.com/abc7news and click the $49,000 button. we'll announce the winner after the game. today san francisco's district attorney announced video contest for students to talk about the effects of bullying. middle and high school students are asked to create a 60 second video deadline november 7th. i will be one of the judges. for more information log on to abc7news.com under see it on tv. sunday join us at 10 for half hour show on how to help kids who have been bullied.
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>> this next story has talking. support from around the country for a news anchor criticized for her weight. jennifer livingston is the morning anchor at wkbt in lacrosse, wisconsin. she spent her career reporting the news now she is may go it. a man criticized her weight she read the e-mail on air then responded. >> surely you don't consider yourself a suitable example. to the perp who wrote me that letter do you think i don't know that your cruel words are pointing out something that i don't see. you don't know me. you are not a friend of mine. you are not a part of my family and you have admitted that you don't watch the show.
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so you know nothing about me but what you see on the outside. i am much more than a a number on a scale. >> she ended her commentary with a message to kids telling them not to let the cruel words of one person overshadow the shouts of many. >> amazing. >> that's why beyond the headlines is so important this weekend. >> it is not right. encouraging kids to get exercise. >> the event today that has lots of children finding different ways to get to school.
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coming up, fighting the common cold. and at 5, new book detailing what president obama would have done to osama bin laden bin laden if he survived the raid on his compound in pakistan. hundreds of san francisco students ditched their parents' car and found another way to get to school. >> they walked, rode a scooter or a bike to class. >> thanks for joining us.
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